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Thakuris (Nepali: ठकुरी) are a caste in Nepal.

Regions with significant populations
   Nepal425,623 (1.6% of Nepal's population)[1]
Nepali language,

Thakuris have traditionally constituted the ruling and warrior classes, resulting in high social status. Traditionally, the Thakuris' main occupations involve government, agriculture and military.[2]

Known Thakuri surnamesEdit

In alphabetical order, the commonly known Thakuri surnames are:[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ Dharam Vir (1988). Education and Polity in Nepal: An Asian Experiment. Northern Book Centre. pp. 56–57. ISBN 978-81-85119-39-7.
  3. ^ Vanisttart, Eden (1896). Notes on Nepal. Asian Educational Services. pp. 80–81.

Further readingEdit

  • Surya Mani Adhikary Khaśa sāmrājyako itihāsa